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Feb 26, 2013 9:00am EST
online or at a bank of america near you. >>> first lady michelle obama seems to be everywhere lately, from opening the envelope on the oscars to dancing with jimmy fallon. leaving people wondering what she has planned for the next four years in the white house. here is kristen welker. >> people are still buzzing about michelle obama's oscar finale that no one saw coming. >> and the oscar goes to -- "argo." >> even an iranian news agency covered it but photo shopped sleeves and a higher neckline to follow the country's strict dress rules for women. in this country, conservative columnist jennifer ruben is critical, writing the oscar appearance made the white house and first lady seem small. >> there is a sense of going too far and too much and becoming so ubiqutous that people don't consider you something special. she's not a hollywood celebrity. >> white house officials wouldn't respond but note most of her recent paerpss have been focused on let's move. the first lady has been popping up all over the place lately, on jimmy fallon, sharing a moment with big bird. >> eating healthy is
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Feb 10, 2013 8:00am EST
>>> we'll talk more about the threats heading for new england later this week >>> first lady, michelle obama, is back to the white house after attending the funeral of a 15-year-old shot and killed after performing in the inauguration parade. the visit comes as the debate over gun control heats up in washington. david gregory is moderator of "meet the press." good morning. >> gun control has stayed at the forefront. the president in minnesota pushing for congress to act. there was some talk about the first lady attending that funeral yesterday. where does congress stand at this point in terms of getting something done in terms of gun control? >> the sweet spot has to do with universal background checks. that's why you have a bipartisan group working. they are getting some tracks on this. huge public support for background checks. special interests are against it. this is still a much more potential area of success than trying to deal with an assault weapons ban or a magazine ban. that's how democrats are looking at it. as i talk to democratic leaders on the hill, there is a recognition
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Feb 6, 2013 9:00am EST
to make it about the one who is in the white house now, michelle obama? >> i certainly -- she is her own beautiful individual person and i'm playing like, you know, in a comedy. but i was inspired by her arms and her grace and her awareness of fitness and health. and i really admire her for that. and i think all of her own personal first lady programs are founded in common sense. i really appreciate common sense because i feel like it's rare. >> that's true. >> unfortunately. >> a little too rare in washington. that segues well into our first topic in take three, talking about the first lady and more broadly about women in the public eye. there's a piece in this week in the washington post that focused on our ladifirst lady's, shall call it, derriere. >> what? i would like to see the derrieres of the people who are criticizing her. >> well said. >> she looks pretty healthy to me. she's a 5'11" woman. >> she is. she's a tall woman. >> statuesque. >> natalie, you deal with this, too. being in the public eye, someone who is always in view of the world, especially for the first lady
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Feb 23, 2013 2:05am EST
color red? is that going to be a big color? >> you know michelle obama wore red, and i think we're going to see that happening on the red carpet more as well this time. >> okay. >> i love the bling on this as well because it's kind of -- it's ballerina length. i think it's kind of -- >> tea length. >> very, very pretty. feminine look. >> thanks, hon. >> now we have zenka. she's showing off architectural drama. >> when you wear a black dress sometimes, you can kind of disappear. you better give them something to look at. >> let's give them something to talk about. >> uh-huh. >> i knew she was going to sing. that's what she likes to do. >> they love it when i burst out in song. [ cheers and applause ] >> this is great because it has an architectural neckline. plungy slit in the front. then you have a beautiful sweeping kind of train. this is really great. this is lloyd cline, and lloyd trained at madam gray in paris. gives the parisian hollywood feeling. >> it almost wears itself. >> it's very architectural. >> this is good for a girl that wants structure. she's not afraid to really
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Feb 12, 2013 7:00am EST
murder of teen hadiya pendleton days after first lady michelle obama attended the girl's funeral. kevin tibbles has the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. two men will appear in court in chicago this morning for the murder of hadiya pendleton, whose death so tragically highlight highlights the problem of guns and gangs in this city. chicago police say they have charged two men, 18-year-old michael ward and kenneth williams, 20, with hadiya pendleton's murder. >> sadly hadiya's life was cut far too short by the unksconscis actions of two criminals who have been charged this evening. >> reporter: 15-year-old pendleton was shot to death not far from president obama's chicago home two weeks ago. an innocent, police say, murdered by gang members seeking retaliation, adding that michael ward has confessed to pulling the trigger. >> they thought the group they shot into included members of a rival gang. instead, it was a group of upstanding, determined kids. >> reporter: pendleton's family in washington to attend this evening's state of the union address, expresse
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Feb 10, 2013 6:00am PST
? >>> first lady michelle obama is back at the white house after traveling to chicago on saturday to attend the funeral of pendleton, the 15-year-old shot and killed a week after performing in the inauguration parade that. visit comes as the debate over gun control heats up in washington. moderator of "meet the press". david, good morning. >> good morning. gun control really stayed at the forefront here of the president in minnesota of course early kwrr this week, pushing for congress to act. there was some talk about the first lady attending that funeral yesterday. where does congress stand at this point in terms of getting something done when it comes to gun control? >> the sweet spot right now, erica, is universal backgrounds checks. you have a bipartisan group getting traction on this. special interests are against it. this is still a much more potential area of success than trying to deal with an assault weapons ban or magazine ban. that's how democrats are looking at it. as i talk to democratic leaders on the hill, there's recognition that a lot of their more conservative membe
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Feb 9, 2013 7:00am EST
stories from jenna wolfe. good morning. >> hey, good morning. so first lady michelle obama will be in chicago today for the funeral of the teenage girl who was killed by random gun violence. mourners packed the church on friday for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton's wake. the teen was gunned down near her school a week after attending president obama's inauguration. >>> it has been a year since former penn state head coach joe paterno passed away. his wife is fighting back in accusations against him. sue paterno sent a letter to former penn state football players saying the man who was investigated in the freeh report was not the man she knew as her husband. mrs. paterno calls her husband a moral and disciplined man. her letter comes as the family prepares to release its own report responding to findings after the jerry sandusky scandal. >>> an unusual traffic backup on a houston highway on friday when a house that was being hauled on the back of a trailer wound up all over the road. the house was smashed to pieces. look at that. with just one lone wall left standing. check, please, on
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Feb 26, 2013 7:00am EST
. first lady michelle obama, making a lot of public appearances recently and drawing some criticism because of that. nbc's white house correspondent kristen welker has more on that. good morning to you. >> matt, good morning to you. the first lady will be hitting the road to promote her third anniversary of her let's move campaign. but her media blitz topped by that performance at the oscars has everyone talking. people are still buzzing about michelle obama's oscar finale that no one saw coming. >> and the oscar goes to -- "argo." >> even an iranian news agency covered it, but photo shopped sleeves and a higher neckline. conservative columnist jennifer ruben is critical, saying it made the white house and first lady seem small. >> there is a sense of going too far and too much and becoming so ubiquitous that no one considers you special. she's the first lady, for goodness saks not a celebrity. >> reporter: the white house didn't respond but most of her appearances have been focused on her campaign let's move. on jimmy fallon, sharing a moment with big bird. >> eating healthy is eas
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Feb 8, 2013 7:00am EST
random statements. defending president obama from racist attacks and even complementing michelle obama's hair but he always comes back to the lapd, demanding what he calls justice. unfortunately, i will not be alive to see my name cleared. that's what this is about, my name. a man is nothing without his name. >> police say they've ordered protection detail for more than 40 people named in the manifesto, which is both chilling and surreal. beyond lapd and politics he declares his admiration for a lau laundry list of celebrities and public figures. >> diana, thank you very much. >>> natalie morales is over at the news desk with the other top stories we're following this morning. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah and matt. a hacker was able to expose conversations found in the bush family's e-mail accounts. pete williams has the latest from washington, d.c. pete, good morning. >> natalie, a spokesman for former president george h.w. bush confirms an investigation has been under way into what appears to be a hacker's intrusion into the e-mail accounts of at least half a
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Feb 23, 2013 7:00am EST
footloose. michelle obama shows off her lighter side as she busts a move with jimmy fallon. and she's proving she knows how to get a big laugh. today, saturday, february 23, to get a big laugh. today, saturday, february 23, 2013. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on this saturday morning. i'm lester holt. >> i'm erica hill. how about the first lady with the moves there. >> great moves. jimmy fallon -- who did we thought he looked like? >> there was discussion in the studio that jimmy fallon was looking a little tina fey-esque. >> nice to have the first lady in the building for that. >> yes. >> there's a little of the performance. it looks like they had time to rehearse this. >> the evolution of the mom dancing. >> from "pulp fiction." >>> meantime, we have serious news including oscar pistorius, the former olympian spending his first full day free bail today. we'll look at what's next for him as he prepares to face murder charges in the shooting death of his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. >>> and lance armstrong facing a new legal challen
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Feb 12, 2013 7:00am PST
murder of teen hadiya pendleton just days after michelle obama attended her funeral. >>> a new government study finds that 25% of consumers have an error in their credit report. the federal trade commission found that these errors could lead to people paying more for mortgages, car loans, and other financial services. >>> a soldier who repeatedly plunged back into the worst battles in the war in afghanistan received the medal of honor from president obama. while clinton romeshea choked back tears, his 2-year-old son romped around the white house. >>> res dments montana were treated to a terrifying prank on monday when hackers broke into the emergency alert stem and this is what unsuspecting viewers heard. >> civil authorities in your area have reported that the bodies of the dead are rising from their graves and attacking the living. follow the messages on screen that will be updated as information becomes available. do not attempt to approach or apprehend these bodies as they are considered extremely dangerous. >> well, the network is investigating the hack and denies that the
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Feb 21, 2013 7:00am EST
now. >> thank you. >>> first came the arms, then came the bangs. first lady michelle obama sticking by her doo in her new official white house portrait, this photo for her husband's second term is a bit more intimate than the first portrait. that one generated lots of buzz because she showed off her beautifully toned arms and still has those pearls around the neck. she looks beautiful as always. >> thank you. did i hear you say nor'easter coming to town? >> yeah. i did. >> here's the deal, the european model. >> we know you love the european model. >> who doesn't? we love american models, too, but the european model has been getting it done for us. here's what we're looking at. as we start friday, makes its way up off the southeastern atlantic coast and then comes out sometime around the marv va peninsula and pushes saturday right up along the new jersey long island coastline. snowfall amounts right now, we are talking about 9 inches in boston this weekend, 8 inches in portland, albany, 4 inches, new york, less than an inch of snow. again, we have to wait for it to form and get itse
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Feb 23, 2013 5:00am PST
by the husband of the woman who dropped the ring in the first place. >>> michelle obama has moves, will use them, and embraces her inner laugh track. kicking off a let's move initiative visiting jimmy fallon. ♪ >> there is mrs. obama and jimmy fallon doing some mom moves. they talked about her and the president's date nights. how can i read this and watch this and be all serious. what kind of music she and the girls listen to. i know. what sort of reality tv -- what is this one? >> the sprinkler. >> yeah. >> is that what it's called? >> my cousin rocks that one. she taught it to me. >> why don't you just -- you should label all the moves. this one. this is the sprinkler. >> still the sprinkler. >> and then right back. >> i am so 1988. >> wait, that's our move. that's our move right there. >> i want to say hello to dylan dreyer. back with the rest of the national forecast. >> not doing moves. the roger rabbit, all out of my repertoire. big storms across the country. heavy rain across the southeast will turn into snow in the northeast. especially interior new england. 3 to 6 inche
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Feb 19, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> michelle obama opens up about the bangs and she's pretty candid about what motivated her to have a whole new look. >>> we'll start this hour with the controversial cameras used to catch you running red lights. many people argue they're often inaccurate or unfair. tom costello has been looking into that story. tom, good morning to you. >> reporter: savannah, good morning. 24 states and d.c. allow these red light cameras. nine states ban them. fairness is the big issue. in court, depending where you are, you might be able to ask a police officer about the ticket he wrote you, but you can't do that with a camera and the camera presumes that you're guilty, not innocent. they can be horrific crashes, red light runners are especially dangerous because the people they hit are usually caught completely by surprise. each year, some 700 people die and 122,000 are injured in accidents involving a driver who ran the red. to cut into that rate, more than 540 communities nationwide have turned to red light cameras. in washington, d.c., the police chief is a firm believer. >> even just in
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Feb 12, 2013 9:00am EST
pendleton just days after first lady michelle obama attended the girl's funeral. pendleton had performed at the president's inauguration as a majorette last month. >>> and if anyone ever accuses you of throwing like a girl, just show them this. colorado high schooler anna olson shot this basket, launching the ball all the way across the court, big bounce and nothing but net. don't want to know how you score that, but i guess she only got two points because of that bounce. doesn't seem fair, though. creative shot. pretty good. yeah, very good. >> it's a two-pointer because it bounced. >> it bounced before it went in, right. >> paging lynn berman. we'll see that again. >> that's for sure. >>> how about the weather? >> ahead of this storm we've got a lot of wet weather. from new orleans, where they're celebrating fat tuesday on into florida, looking at heavy rain. we've got flood watches and flash flood warnings out there. as we take a look rainfallwise, we're talking anywhere from three to five inches of rain. backside of this system we're talking about snow. that's right. we've
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Feb 25, 2013 7:00am EST
michelle obama announced the winner for best picture. ben affleck expressed gratitude for this win. >> it doesn't matter that you get knocked down in life because that's going to happen. all that matters is that you get back up. >>> and best actress, a bit of a stumble. >> you're just standing up because you feel bad that i fell. thank you. >> later celebrating with her family at the governor's ball. >> and the oscar goes to daniel day lewis. >> oscar winner meryl streep presented the award to daniel day lewis for his role in "lincoln." >> i had actually been committed to play margaret thatcher. >> in the directing category, ang lee won for "life of pi." from "django unchained," christoph wallets won for best supporting actor. another performance from the cast of "les miserables." a moving in memoriam, and "adele" from "skyfall," that went on to win best original song. >> and the quest to beat tommy lee jones starts now. >> song and dance for a big welcome. and as the credits ran, the end of the night alongside kristin chenowith and a tribute to the evening's losers. he said before the sh
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Feb 26, 2013 2:05am PST
keep my things to myself. michelle obama was a big, big thing. this was shocking she showed up. bangs are back. bangs. she looked great. people talked about "les mis." that was amazing. >> that was incredible. >> a really great moment. a people really liked ann hathaway. people were jumping down her throat. i think people are just a little over. she's like a little taylor swifty where, oh, my god, i won. oh. oh, my gosh, it's a surprise. no, it's want. you've won 12 awards for this. >> the dress and the -- >> i mean, i -- >> we think those were seams, but it was hard to tell. >> for one needs to see that. no one -- i don't need to see that. some people do. i definitely do not need to see that. >> you're not in a kind of guy. that didn't ring your bell. >> that is correct. >> jennifer lawrence was -- you liked her. >> i love her, but she tripped and fell because she wore that giant goofy dress. practice walking in those heels, girl. >> doesn't it make you love her more? >> i do love her more. i love her more than ann hathaway. i wish ann hathaway would have fallen. >> oh. >> i don't me
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Feb 18, 2013 7:00am EST
? >> there's less pressure and honor in that. when i think of role models i think of michelle obama and anna winter and people like that with proven track records. i'm still growing and there's still work to do. >> reporter: minor's career advice for other women, surround yourself with a great team, make time for yourself and be grateful for what you have. she also says if you're considering a career switch, just go for it because, savannah, face it none of us are younger. >> way to put a fine point on it. she is pretty inspiring. thank you very much. >>> how does steve harvey keep his figure? he will tell us about the diet he's on right now. it's a cleanse. but first -- he's very clean. first this is "today" on nbc. >> announcer: "today's" kitchen is brought to you by new smooth roast coffee, only at burger king, where taste is king. >>> back now at 8:51 with "today's" kitchen. on the lighter side. this morning, we take a look at the martha's vineyard diet detox, a tough 21-day regime with juices and soups only for three weeks. >> the author behind one pound a day. she's a registered n
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Feb 25, 2013 7:00am PST
from the white house, first lady michelle obama announced the winner for best picture. ben affleck, not nominated for best director, expressed his gratitude for this win. >> it doesn't matter how you get knocked down in life, because that's going to happen, all that matters is you to get up. i love you. >> in the best actress category, a bit of a stumble. >> you guys are standing up because you feel bad that i fell. that's really embarrassing. thank you. >> reporter: jennifer lawrence winning for her role in "silver linings playbook," later celebrating with her family at the governor's ball. >> and the oscar goes to daniel day-lewis. >> three-time oscar winner meryl streep presented the award to daniel day lewis for his role in "lincoln." >> i had actually been committed to play margaret thatcher. >> in the directing category, ang lee won for "life of pi." >> thank you, movie god. thank you. >> for "django unchained", christoph waltz won for best supporting actor. while quentin tare ren tino won for screenplay. for best supporting actress, the oscar went to anne hathaway. >> it cam
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Feb 21, 2013 7:00am PST
came the bangs. michelle obama sticking by her ' 'do. this photo is a bit more intimate than her first portrait. that generated a lot of buzz because she showed off her beautifully toned arms. still has those pearls around the neck. she looks beautiful, as always. >> natalie, thank you. >>> did i hear you say nor'easter coming to town? >> yeah. i did. well, here's the deal. the european model -- >> we know you love european models. >> who doesn't, all right? we love american models, too, but the european model has been getting it done for us. here's what we're looking at. as we start friday, makes its way up off the southeastern atlantic coast and then comes out some time around the delmarva peninsula and pushes saturday up right along the new jersey/long island coastline. snowfall amounts right now, we're talking about nine inches in boston this weekend, eight inches in portland. albany, four inches. new york, less than an inch of snow. but again we have to wait for it to form and get itself together. we'll get to your local forecast, but first, this message. >>> good thursday morning
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Feb 8, 2013 7:00am PST
random observations on celebrities and politics, defending president obama and complimenting michele obama's hair. he always comes back to the lapd demanding what he calls justice. unfortunately, i will not be alive to see my name cleared. that's what this is about, my name. a man is nothing without his name. police say they've ordered a protection detail for more than 40 people named in the manifesto which is chilling and surreal. beyond the lapd and politics he declares his admiration for celebrities and public figures. >> diana in los angeles, thank you. >>> another big story we're following this morning, the start of what could be a record-setting blizzard here in the northeast. >> it's been an interesting morning already. we're seeing a wintry mix here in new york city as we take a live look at our plaza. in a few hours, it's going to turn to all snow. the winds will be howling, travel nearly impossible. we're covering the storm from all angles this morning. let's start with al roker, he is in boston. that is the city, boston, expecting to get slammed, al? >> absolutely, matt. t
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Feb 25, 2013 6:00am EST
that award, too. >> the oscar goes to -- "argo." >> first lady michelle obama made a surprise appearance at the oscars, sort of. she was at the white house. she announced the best picture. ben affleck said he learned valuable lessons on his road back to the oscars. >> i never thought that i would be back here. because of so many of you who are here tonight, because of this academy, because of so many wonderful people who extended themselves to me when they had nothing to benefit from it. it doesn't matter how you get knocked down had life. that's going to happen. all that matters is that you got to get up. >> this is affleck's second oscar. he won 16 years ago for best original screen play along with matt damon for goodwill hunting. >>> the oscars featured a major upset. ang lee beat out steven spielberg for best director. he directed life of pi. there's history to the awards. daniel day-lewis became the first three-time oscar winner. jennifer lawrence became the second youngest best actress winner. she took home the statue for her role in silver linings. jennifer lawrence had
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Feb 22, 2013 4:00am PST
, specifically 18 of them. >> we can assume it looked something like this. meanwhile, michelle obama revealed her new whitehouse portrait. >> this is is my mid-life crisis. >> this guy thinks her new do is a slam dunk. a so-called houdini horse proved she's a talented escape artist. her tricks have racked up thousands of viewers on youtube. a nutty professor at columbia university got online attention, too. and yet nothing shook up the internet more than these. ♪ we learned that driving in russia is terrifying, thanks to dash cams that catch more than just meteors. here in the states, a dash cam caught some shocking moments of its own, luckily, no students were on the bus at the time. and while russia cleaned up its meteor mess, the skies in florida were still lighting up with space debris. and the last one for our own bill karins, we'd never make him fly a stunt plane but this weather man was not so lucky. >> oh my! >> and lights out. >> that's like jim carrey, the facial impression, forced by gs. >> my favorite of all the clips of the week was the otter. >> i know you liked that. >> it was co
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Feb 8, 2013 4:00am PST
panetta. who will be replaced by chuck hagel if replaced by the senate. >>> and michelle obama plans to travel to chicago to attend the funeral for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton. an honor a student and band majorette who participated in the inauguration festivities. hadiya was the victim of gun violence last week. fatally shot about a mile from the obama home. no arrests have been made. >> now to our big story of the day, that potentially historic blizzard bearing down on the northeast. if jim cantore shows up in your town it's bad news. jim is live in boston this morning. jim, how bad will it be? >> reporter: going to be bad. i brought a yardstick with me. we're starting with nothing. nothing on the ground pap few patches. we're ready to measure this thing. a high impact event coming from the northeast and that's why the governor said look we want you off the roads by noon. all non-essential, non-emergency personnel please be off the road by noon. we just have to think back to this blizzard that happened in 1978 almost 35 years ago to the day that crippled boston. thousands of cars o
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Feb 26, 2013 4:00am PST
. and advocating condoms to battle aids epidemic. >>> michelle obama showed off her bare arms sunday night while presenting oscar for best picture to "argo." an iranian state news agency was slamming the movie about the iran hostage crisis and the award, they decided to photoshop i new outfit on the first lady, complete with sleeves, perhaps to match the country's dress codes. >>> a new study finds a diet rich in olive oil, fish, nuts, fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and strokes in people by about 30%, underscoring the importance of healthy fat. >>> stocks dropped on news of turmoil in italy. the dow closed at 13,784 after dropping 216. the s&p dropped down 27 and the nasdaq 45. overseas markets follow today, nikkei plummeted 263 points while the hang seng tumbled 300. we'll see if the fear attack tore that tanked stocks monday happens again today. deadlocked elections in italy panicked investors monday with fears without a steady government italy won't be able to tackle its major recession. >>> worries of a disastrous domino effect sparked volume
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Feb 19, 2013 5:00am EST
. >>> first lady michelle obama said a mid life crisis led to her new hairstyle. she's going through a mid life crisis. in an interview with rachael ray, first raid i says she can't get a sports car and wouldn't be allowed o bungee jump, so she went with bangs. she showed off the new do on her 49th birthday before president obama's second inauguration. >>> a national trend says there is an overload of k through 5 teachers but a shortage of math, science and special education teachers. in illinois, there are ten teachers for every position open. in new jersey, they get an average 500 applicants for every full-time position. most teachers aren't qualified to teach in math and science. colleges and universities need to prepare future teachers based on the community's teachers demands. >>> high winds and low visibility caused a mess in north dakota and minnesota on monday. a massive blizzard caused whiteout conditions on the interstates. visibility was as low as a half mile in some places. 35 mile an hour winds caused multiple crashes and rollovers on i-94. things got so bad, police had to
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Feb 19, 2013 4:00am PST
so much, bill. >>> well, just ahead, first lady michelle obama talks about what reaching middle age made her do. >>> plus, details on a whopper of a hacking as burger king's twitter account gets targeted. "early today" returns in two minutes. >>> welcome back to "early today." here are some other stories making news this morning. >>> well, almost 150 years late, but mississippi has officially ratified the 13th amendment to abolish slavery. the move comes after two men saw the oscar nominated film "lincoln." and learned that the lone state was the holdout on the amendment. >>> lawmakers in colorado have taken the first step towards enacting a package of gun control measures. the state house approved measures calling for universal background check et cetera and ban on the magazine clips of more than 15 rounds. no republican supported any of the four billings, which are a response to last year's aurora movie theater shooting. >>> scientists are warning that future weather patterns could bring less snow, but more blizzards. too soon to be published, studies found global warming holding
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Feb 12, 2013 4:30am EST
group they shot into included members of a rival gang. >> first lady michelle obama attended the teen's funeral on saturday. hadiya pendleton's parents will be among the first lady's special guests at the state of the union address. president obama is expected to detail his plans for reducing gun violence. nbc's tracie potts is live from washington with more. tracie, what else can we expect to hear from the president tonight? >> reporter: well, that, mara, plus immigration, another big issue where the president hopes to have some influence outside the beltway to press lawmakers to get something done. another question, the big issue is money, $85 billion in cuts what we've been calling here in washington, the sequester that kicks in in just a few weeks. the president expected to address that. the white house said he will build on the scene from his inaugural speech. progressive themes, popular themes and focus on jobs and the middle class and the economy and growth. so instead of focusing on the effect of those cuts on the pentagon, the president will talk about the effect on the middle
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Feb 9, 2013 9:00am EST
with disabilities that's powerful. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >>> today, first lady michelle obama will head to chicago to honor a 15-year-old killed last month. she'll be laid to rest days after performing at some of president obama's inauguration festivities here in d.c. almost two weeks ago, she was hanging out with friends at a park when she was shot and killed. she was a band majorette for her high school. illinois governor pat quinn will also attend today's service. >>> this morning, despite broadening search efforts, there is still no sign of a former l.a. cop accused of killing three people, including a police officer. these are new photos of christopher dorner taken last month by surveillance camera. investigators searched his mother's home last night. they also continue to scour the mountains just out l.a. despite heavy snowfall. police say dorner is acting out a manifesto he wrote, planning to execute former lapd colleagues and their family members after he was fired from the force in 2008. >>> an alabama prosecutor says we may never know the motive behind the school bus shoo
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Feb 26, 2013 4:30am EST
battle aids. >>> michelle obama showed off her bare arms sunday night while giving the oscar for "argo." iran decided to photo shop a new outfit on the physical lady complete with sleeves. >>> a new study finds a diet rich in olive oil, nuts, fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of heart attack and strokes by 30%. >>> stocks dropped on news of turmoil in italy. the dow closed 13,784. the s&p 500 dropped down 27 and the nasdaq 45. neek ke mrument ed 263 points while the hang seng tumbled 300. dead mark elections in italy panicked investors monday with fears without a steady government italy won't be able to tackle its major recession. >>> the domino effect sparked volume on the volatility index. >>> today, investors are looking for ben bernanke to supply soothing words about his easy money policies. >>> on the radar home depot may seize auto zone. and it fell after meeting accredit dags poses. >>> the first witness is expected to take the stand in bp's gulf oil disaster. protesters gathered outside of court monday as opening stap ii statements got under way. >> on the heels informi
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Feb 8, 2013 4:30am EST
replaced by chuck hagel if replaced by the senate. >>> and michelle obama plans to travel to chicago to attend the funeral for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton. a band student and honor opportunity who participated in the inauguration festivities. hadiya was the victim of gun violence last week. fatally shot about a mile from the obama home. >>> wall street is bracing for a blizzard. keep an eye on linkedin today. the professional social media network shot up 10%. thanks to earnings that dealer doubled. >>> boeing stocks go higher. federal investigators have given the green light to testing of the dreamliner. >>> we'll see how apple fared day after. david iron horn called the company out for the bailout of cash. apple said it's consider the proposal of shares. they could build a stack of dollar bills. 9,000 miles high. they could foot the country's education bill for two years. they could give every apple employee a $1.7 million bonus. or better yet, give every american a check for $437. >>> back to the real world where hewlett-packard is following in apple's footsteps and posing new limits
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Feb 11, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> first lady michelle obama attended her funeral on saturday. president obama will be in chicago on friday to speak about the ongoing gun violence. at this time, no formal charges have been filed. >>> virginia governor bob mcdonnell will try to sell his transportation plan to people in our area. he'll be at mcclain to lay out the impact his plan will have on northern virginia. the governor wants to eliminate the commonwealth's gas tax and raise its sales tax to generate billions of dollars for transportation projects. his proposal would also raise vehicle registration fees. senate democrats blocked the plan last week but the house signed off on it. a senate committee will take up the house version of the bill. >>> gas prices continue to rise toward $4 a dpal. the national average for a gallon of gas $3.58. seven cents higher than a week ago. d.c. drivers paying $3.77. an increase of 7 cents. virginia at $3.46 on average, up 6 cents. maryland, 6 cents higher as well than a week ago at $3.59. in west virginia, only up a penny compared to last week. drivers paying $3.65. >>> crews in l
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Feb 9, 2013 6:00am EST
mountains. >>> today, first lady michelle obama will head to chicago to honor a 15-year-old killed last month. she was shot and killed just days after performing at some of president obama's inauguration festivities here in d.c. she was a band majorette for her high school. illinois governor pat quinn and senior adviser will also attend today's services. >>> schools around the country are looking at how they can keep their students safe. in charles county, maryland, schools there are looking at a more personal approach than most. news 4's jackie benson has the story. >> what does that say about you as a society? >> reporter: discussing a quote from russian literature is all in a day's work. he's the school resource officer. in the complicated world of teenagers, he is an approachable adult, dispensing a combination of justice, advice, and occasionally tough love. >> he is a deterrent when people come in. i think they're comforted, whether it be a teacher, student, or parent to know we have an officer that can react appropriately, immediately to a situation. >> reporter: for years, while
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